§ 37 Radiation
The employer shall ensure that hazardous exposure during storage, use, handling and disposal of radioactive sources is avoided.
Section last changed: 01 January 2018
Radiation means ionising and non-ionising radiation.
Handling also means handling during hazard and accident situations.
Regulations of 16 December 2016 No. 1659 relating to radiation protection and use of radiation (the Radiation Protection Regulations) (in Norwegian only) apply to the petroleum activities also.
To fulfil the requirement relating to avoiding exposure, the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority’s
- Guideline 1 relating to industrial radiography,
- Guideline 9 relating to industrial control sources in fixed installations as well as use of radiation for research purposes, and
- Guideline 13 relating to radioactive pollution and radioactive waste from the petroleum activities should be used in addition.
For information, see also Section 26 of the Facilities Regulations.